ISBN-10:
0471249378
ISBN-13:
9780471249375
Pub. Date:
04/28/1999
Publisher:
Wiley
Familial Cancer and Prevention: Molecular Epidemiology - A New Strategy Toward Cancer Control / Edition 1

Familial Cancer and Prevention: Molecular Epidemiology - A New Strategy Toward Cancer Control / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780471249375
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/28/1999
Series: UICC Series , #3
Pages: 559
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.33(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

OVERVIEWS.

The UICC Familial Cancer and Prevention Project (W. Weber).

Molecular Epidemiology of Human Cancer (S. Hussain & C.Harris).

GENERAL STRATEGIES AND EXPERIENCE.

From Nurse to Nodal Points: The Rationale of a Questionnaire andDatabase to Collect, Validate, and Exchange Information on FamilialCancer (D. Brunetti & W. Weber).

Collecting Information About Familial Cancer (W. Weber, etal.).

Family History-Based Screening for Colorectal Cancer (D. St.John).

Hereditary Tumor Registry in Korea (J.-G. Park).

Ethical Issues in Precancer Screening: The Parallel With HuntingtonDisease (D. Dickenson).

Bioethical Concerns With Rights of Patients Receiving Genetic Tests(K. Hoshino).

Use of Genetic Information by Private Insurers (R. Pokorski).

SPECIFIC FAMILIAL CANCERS.

Surgical Management of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (J.Utsunomiya & N. Gondo).

Extracolonic Symptoms of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and TheirAssociation With a Slow Acetylation Phenotype (R. Scott, etal.).

Defining the Clinical Phenotype of Hereditary NonpolyposisColorectal Cancer (N. Beck, et al.).

Evolution of Neoplasia in Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer(J. Jass).

Surveillance and Management of Hereditary Nonployposis ColorectalCancer (H. Vasen, et al.).

Genetic Diagnosis and Management of Suspected HereditaryNonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer (J.-G. Park, et al.).

The Impact of Living With Hereditary Colorectal Disease (T.Berk).

Familial Colorectal Cancer in India: The Tata Memorial HospitalExperience (K. Mohandas).

Nationwide Survey and Analysis of the RET Proto-Oncogene inInherited Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma in Japan (H. Takami).

Management of Hereditary Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma (J. Moley& S. Wells).

Mapping of Non-BRCA1/2 Breast Cancer Genes (Y. Shugart, etal.).

Cancer Risk-Modifying Factors in BRCA1 or BRCA2 Mutation Carriers(T. Rebbeck).

Hereditary Multiple Exostoses and Cancer Risk (D. Porter & A.Simpson).

WORKSHOP REPORTS.

UICC Molecular Biology Workshop Report (R. Scott).

Workshop Report 1 (C. Harris).

POSTER SESSIONS.

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